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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 1 month ago

How effective would an antimatter gun be for WW III warfare?

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    An antimatter weapon is a theoretically possible device using antimatter as a power source, ... and physics obstacles; 3 Cost; 4 Antimatter catalyzed weapons; 5 References ... This would make antimatter very cost-effective as a rocket fuel, as just one ... Tools of War: History of Weapons in Modern Times. ... World War I.

  • 1 month ago

    Hopefully, it would be good enough to send such OFF TOPIC sh*te to an APPROPRIATE section of YA.

  • 1 month ago

    A phase disrupter would be less messy and less bulky.

  • Herve
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    It would be a huge waste of energy trying to create the ammunition.

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  • 1 month ago

    With the ammunition so difficult (and expensive!) to create, to store, and to handle - I'd say it's going to bankrupt any country trying to build one...

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Depends.  How would such a gun work. 

    Would it shoot antimatter at the enemy?  Then it would be useless since the antimatter would react with the matter in the air and vaporize both before it reached the other lines.

    Would it combine matter and antimatter into a missile or bullet or shell of some kind - the mass of material required to do that safely would mean the gun would be huge, only a ground battery would work so the gun would only have limited effectiveness.

  • 1 month ago

    Manufacturing the ammunition for it would rapidly annihilate the economy of the country planning to use it.

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